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Leland Thompson Oliver

January 13, 1950 January 1, 2019
Leland Thompson Oliver
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Obituary for Leland Thompson Oliver

Leland Thompson Oliver, 68, of Dayton passed away on January 1, 2019. He was born January 13, 1950 in Garden City, Kansas to parents Sylvester Thompson Oliver and Opal Dunsworth Oliver.

Services for Mr. Oliver will be at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Pace-Stancil Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Harlo Hakes officiating. Interment will follow the service at Palms Memorial Park Cemetery in Dayton. The family will receive friends 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Tuesday evening at Pace-Stancil in Dayton. Serving as pallbearers will be Steed Kelley, James Kelley, Chance Oliver, Cable Oliver, Michael Oliver, and Kevin Brent. Honorary pallbearers are Roy Oliver, Cody Oliver, and Dave Hiebert.

Leland had been a resident of Dayton since the early 90’s and was a former resident of Sheldon. He was an accomplished carpenter who loved tinkering on sports cars in his spare time. He enjoyed riding his Harley and loved giving his children and later his grandchildren the ride of their lives. Through the years, he supported, inspired and lead his children by example. He taught them many life skills and took turns coaching them in little league. Most importantly, together with his wife and children, he accepted Christ as his Savior and followed in baptism at the First Baptist Church of Sheldon. Leland will be remembered as a man of self-sacrifice...a real life hero to his children.

Mr. Oliver was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Linda Oliver; sisters, Darlene Dickson and Velda Holsten. He is survived by sons, Chance Oliver and wife Blanca, Cable Oliver and wife Sarah, Steed Kelley, James Kelley and wife Penny, Michael Oliver and wife Pamela; daughter, Dionne Hiebert and husband Dave; grandchildren, Samantha, Sydney, Nathan, Angel, Micah, Max, Gabriela, Taylor, Owen, Sam, Eli, Josh, T.J., Kasey, Cody, and Ashlynn; great grandchildren, Nevaeh and Rhiannon; brother, Elmer Oliver and wife Linda; sister, Betty Brent and husband Lavon; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

8

Jan

5:00 PM 1/8/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/8/2019 7:00:00 PM
Pace Stancil Funeral Home - Dayton

1304 N. Cleveland St.
Dayton, TX 77535

Pace Stancil Funeral Home - Dayton
1304 N. Cleveland St. Dayton 77535 TX
United States

Service

Wednesday

9

Jan

1:00 PM 1/9/2019 1:00:00 PM
Pace Stancil Funeral Home - Dayton

1304 N. Cleveland St.
Dayton, TX 77535

Pace Stancil Funeral Home - Dayton
1304 N. Cleveland St. Dayton 77535 TX
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Palms Memorial Park Cemetery Final Resting Place

2421 Hwy 146 South
Dayton, TX 77535

2421 Hwy 146 South Dayton 77535 TX
United States
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